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Category Specialist - £55k + Benefits

Category Specialist - £55k + Benefits

  • Location

    Walton-On-Thames, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Marcos Rana

  • Contact email:

    marcos.rana@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    55000

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    J13270-23082019_1566549308

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A Category Specialist is required to join a world-leading industrial gases company based in Surrey paying up to £55k + Benefits.

Some day to day responsibilities can include tasks such as:

  • Deliver year on year cost reduction and beat inflation costs that contributes to the regional target.
  • Minimise supply risks by proactively identify high-risk suppliers and deploying a risk mitigation plan.
  • Raise the procurement's profile with the organisation by effectively communicating with stakeholders and sharing successes stories.
  • Develop category plans and drive execution of the plan for cost reduction, risk reduction, and process improvement.

You must be able to demonstrate:

  • A strong understanding of managing categories such as construction, capital equipment, and maintenance.
  • Previous experience developing sourcing strategies for the categories mentioned above.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience drafting and implementing supplier agreements is desirable.

If you are interested in this opportunity and can demonstrate the above competencies then please contact me directly on 01483 212183 or marcos.rana@1st-executive.com